Oscar Issac has spoken out about the reception to ONTD hate-fav Life Itself.
Oscar Isaac weighs in on the extreme critical backlash over #LifeItself: “I was surprised that there seemed to be a full-on critical narrative to it." https://t.co/WewtwolKwc pic.twitter.com/AHFR02lAWW— IndieWire (@IndieWire) October 16, 2018
He states that he was surprised there was a full-on critical narrative to the film's reception. He believes its the best work he's ever done, channeling the grief over his mother's death, as well as his marriage and son's birth, all which occurred during production. He also states he isn't fazed by the response and finds it comforting that his opinion of his own work doesn't reflect how people see it.
Dan Fogelman, though, will probably be pressed for life (itself).